Third Grade

Welcome to Mrs. Shankle's Reading and Writing Class

You may use the navigation bar on the left to find helpful information, study guides and suggested web sites for extra practice at home.  Please contact me at school, 540-227-0200, or email me at

Class DoJo will be used in my classrooms this year to help students develop excellent learning and classroom behavior.  You may view this program by visiting Newsletters will be posted on this site in the Class Story, weekly. I will also post informal class photos of learning activities.
Class Newsletters: Newsletters will be sent home weekly or bi-weekly and posted on the school website for Tuesday.  You may also read the newsletter by going to the navigation bar on the left and clicking on "newsletters".

Pacing Guide:  I have added the science and social studies pacing guide for 2017/2018 to the files and will be adding the Reading/Writing Pacing Guide soon. Please remember that dates may change due to unexpected changes in routines.


Our Daily Schedule: Each child will have an individual schedule taped on the first page of the school agenda, showing when they have reading, math and science and social studies.  The exploratory schedule for Mrs. Shankle's homeroom is listed below.

Homeroom  8:05-8:30
Block 1        8:30-9:55
Block 2        9:55- 11:20
Lunch         11:25-11:55
Recess        11:55-12:15
Exploratory 12:20-1:05
Resource    1:10-1:40
Block 3        1:40- 3:05
Dismissal     3:10-3:30

M=Library, T=PE, W=Music, Th=Spanish and computer, F=Art

Please help your child remember to return library books on time and to wear gym shoes on Tuesday. 

1st Semester Calendar Dates
8th - Meet the teacher
10th - First day of school

4th - Labor day holiday
26th - Early dismissal 12:00 pm
27th- Field Trip to WARF Farmer's Market

2nd- Field trip to Big Meadows, SNP
5th - Parent Teacher Conferences, no school for students
11th- Reading Benchmark Test #1
13th - End of 1st 9 weeks (45 days)
25th - Early dismissal 12:00 pm

22nd-24th - School Closed/Holiday

20th - Early dismissal 12:00 pm / end of 2nd 9 weeks
21-29 - School closed / Winter break

4th-Return to School






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